Tarzan (television series)

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StarringRon Ely
Manuel Padilla, Jr.
Alan Caillou
Rockne Tarkington
Country of originUSA
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes57
Producer(s)Leon Benson
Jon Epstein
Steve Shagan
Maurice Unger
Running time60 mins.
Original networkNBC
Original releaseSeptember 8, 1966 –
April 5, 1968

Tarzan is a television series. It aired on NBC from 1966 to 1968. Tarzan was played by Ron Ely. The character is depicted as a well-educated man who has tired of civilization and returns to the jungle where he was raised. The show kept many of the elements of the classic movie series, such as "Cheeta". Other elements, such as "Jane", were dropped. This is because the producer Sy Weintraub wanted a "new look" for the story. CBS aired reruns during the summer of 1969.